[SFS Talkies] Exit Through The Gift Shop

[SFS Talkies] Exit Through The Gift Shop

Is this a documentary or a mockumentary will be the question hanging on your lips after you've seen this film. After all, it's directed by the highly secretive Banksy , an anonymous British graffiti street artist turned filmmaker because of, well, the events that got portrayed in this film. Captured only in shadow and with his voice digitally altered, this Oscar nominated film may seem like a documentary at first with its focus on street art or graffti depending on which side of the fence you're in, before being hijacked narratively by Banksy to portray the meteoric rise of a certain Thierry Guetta, a French shop owner turned filmmaker and street artist himself. In squeaky clean Singapore, street art without permission is highly frowned upon, and we'd all know by now how the law slams hard on those who provide our MRT trains a fresh coat of paint. But you probably have to ...

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